Floatation pods – step two!

85CD2A86-583C-4BDF-B1CF-B642C052940EIt’s freezing in Denmark and the temperature is not even close or perfect for working with polyester resin! However, building a tent from a large tarp, with a heater for rising the temperature, making it possible for working with the polyester resin and fiberglass…

The inside of the floatation pods are secured with wide strips of fiberglass and polyester resin, making the pods strong enough for removing the screws from the plywood again…

Game over!

C5F038B0-9A0D-4CB0-BB08-787199AF0B4DToday one adventure ended, game over! The Shipman 28¬†sailboat is now sold and transported to the new and happy owner. It was a clean cut, right down in the middle of all my dreams surrounding this yacht and it was not and easy decision…

My son have become very sick with an very rare disease, this means lot of time in hospitals and less to all my projects. The large sailboat project became to heavy, in time and cost, slowly ending my hopes for the growing timeline. I don’t like selling the sailboat, but I less like to see my project burn out and trashed. Now a new adventures captain is fresh with energy in the project and this makes me very happy!

Floatation pods…

F8D79F01-6D9F-4A08-BA37-EE3842246F50After a long unexpected break, the project is starting up again!

In order to carry the larger outboard engine, the construction of two floatation pods by the transom is needed. It’s build in plywood, to be fixed with polyester resin and a god multiple layer of fiberglass…